|Hero Tales from American History - Henry Cabot Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt|
LibriVox recording of Hero Tales from American History, by Henry Cabot Lodge and Theodore Roosevelt. Read by David Leeson. Its purpose … is to tell in simple fashion the story of some Americans who showed that they knew how to live and how to die; who proved their truth by their endeavor; and who joined to the stern and manly qualities which are essential to the well-being of a masterful race the virtues of gentleness, of patriotism, and of lofty adherence to an ideal...
Keywords: librivox; audiobook; history; biography; united states
Downloads: 23,569 (1 review)
|GunSmoke 05 - GunSmoke|
Old Time Radio Programs. Gunsmoke Starring William Conrad as Matt Dillon. Western Theme.
Keywords: Old Time Radio
Downloads: 120,303 (2 reviews)
Solid Old time radio program
Keywords: Dangerous Assignment
Downloads: 12,979 (5 reviews)
|Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2 - Mark Twain|
LibriVox recording of Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, Volumes 1 & 2, by Mark Twain. Read by John Greenman. Mark Twain's work on Joan of Arc is titled in full "Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc, by the Sieur Louis de Conte". De Conte is identified as Joan's page and secretary. For those who've always wanted to "get behind" the Joan of Arc story and to better understand just what happened, Twain's narrative makes the story personal and very accessible...
Keywords: Historical fiction; history; Samuel Clemens; literature; Librivox; audiobook
Downloads: 31,578 (4 reviews)
|Fort Laramie - Single Episodes - Old Time Radio Researchers Group|
FORT LARAMIE Fort Laramie opened with "Specially transcribed tales of the dark and tragic ground of the wild frontier. The saga of fighting men who rode the rim of empire and the dramatic story of Lee Quince, Captain of Cavalry". When Norman Macdonnell created Fort Laramie in late 1955, he made it clear to his writers that historical accuracy was essential to the integrity of the series. Correct geographic names, authentic Indian practices, military terminology, and utilizing actual names of t...
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Single Episodes; Fort Laramie; OTRR Updated Release; Western; 1955; 1956; 1950s; OTRR Updated Release; OTRR - 2012-07
Downloads: 67,920 (9 reviews)
|Crime Classics - Single Episodes - Old Time Radio Researchers Group|
CRIME CLASSICS Crime Classics came to CBS September 30, 1953 and was a neat little series of "true crime stories". This show introduces itself succinctly: "A series of true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land, from every time. Your host each week, is Mr. Thomas Hyland -- connoisseur of crime, student of violence, and teller of murders. " Thomas Hyland is played by Lou Merrill, although you'd never know it was an "actor" doing the part...
Keywords: OTRR; Old Time Radio Researchers Group; Old Time Radio; OTRR Single Episodes; Crime Classics; OTRR Updated Release; OTRR - 2011-10
Downloads: 86,591 (8 reviews)
|Patricia Brent, spinster - Herbert Jenkins|
LibriVox recording of "Patricia Brent, spinster", by Herbert Jenkins. Read by Anna Simon. A romantic comedy, written in 1918, but with a modern feel to it. Patricia Brent one day overhears two fellow-boarders pitying her because she "never has a nice young man to take her out". In a thoughtless moment of anger she announces that the following night she will be dining out with her fiance. When she arrives at the restaurant the next day, she finds some of the fellow-boarders there to watch her, so...
Keywords: Librivox; audiobook; fiction; romantic comedy; WWI
Downloads: 23,109 (8 reviews)